The Michigan branch of NextGen America is hosting a virtual performance Saturday with Flint-based artist Tunde Olaniran as part of their “Pride Week of Action.”
The musician is anticipated to premiere a new performance developed particularly for the event. Organizers state Olaniran, described as an activist and artist, will likewise assist lead a conversation on social justice arranging and the importance of ballot ahead of the 2020 Presidential Election.
The occasion kicks off at 6 p.m. on Zoom. Go to NextGen Michigan's site here to learn more.
The Nigerian-born, Flint-based musician is understood for their unique and diverse noise, merging quick dance, electronic and hip-hop styles with socially-conscious lyrics. Olaniran's very first album, “Transgressor,” debuted in 2015 and their newest album, “Stranger,” was released in 2018. The musician has been included on NPR's All Songs Considered and inNew YorkerandPitchFork magazines, to name a few.
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